Period
to 17 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISO 26262 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISO 26262 over the 6 months to 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO 26262
UK
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1168 1136 1298
Rank change year-on-year -32 +162 +2
Permanent jobs citing ISO 26262 25 29 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.017% 0.004%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.14% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 8
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -2.70% +10.12%
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £38,875
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £56,075
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year +16.67% -2.70% +10.12%

ISO 26262 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 22,663 20,754 26,412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.19% 12.07% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17,380 16,023 20,955
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,363 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

ISO 26262
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISO 26262 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISO 26262.

Salary trend for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISO 26262 over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

Salary histogram for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 26262 within the UK over the 6 months to 17 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London +8 25 £52,500 +16.67% 27
England -7 24 £52,500 +16.67% 26
West Midlands +24 17 £52,500 +16.67% 13
Midlands +8 17 £52,500 +16.67% 14
North of England +9 5 £42,500 +21.43% 4
North East - 3 £42,500 - 2
Yorkshire +27 2 £40,000 +14.29% 2
South East -6 2 £46,250 -9.76% 7
Scotland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 17 June 2018, IT jobs citing ISO 26262 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for ISO 26262.

1 24 (96.00%) Automotive
2 14 (56.00%) C
3 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
4 10 (40.00%) C++
5 9 (36.00%) Embedded C
6 8 (32.00%) MISRA
7 7 (28.00%) FMEA
7 7 (28.00%) Digital Signal Processing
7 7 (28.00%) Signal Processing
7 7 (28.00%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (24.00%) Electronics
8 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (16.00%) Validation
9 4 (16.00%) CAN bus
9 4 (16.00%) Degree
9 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (12.00%) FlexRay
10 3 (12.00%) Creative Thinking
10 3 (12.00%) SysML
10 3 (12.00%) Requirements Management
10 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (12.00%) Simulink
10 3 (12.00%) UML
10 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
11 2 (8.00%) Six Sigma
11 2 (8.00%) MATLAB
11 2 (8.00%) Project Management
11 2 (8.00%) DMAIC
11 2 (8.00%) Coaching
11 2 (8.00%) Algorithms

ISO 26262
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Simulink
2 1 (4.00%) Stateflow
2 1 (4.00%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (12.00%) FlexRay
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (4.00%) Clang
2 1 (4.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 24 (96.00%) Automotive
2 6 (24.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Architect
2 3 (12.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Systems Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Electronics Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) LLVM
1 1 (4.00%) OpenCL
1 1 (4.00%) TensorFlow
1 1 (4.00%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) CAN bus
3 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.00%) GPGPU
4 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (28.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 7 (28.00%) FMEA
2 7 (28.00%) Signal Processing
3 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (16.00%) Validation
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) Creative Thinking
5 3 (12.00%) Requirements Management
5 3 (12.00%) SysML
5 3 (12.00%) UML
6 2 (8.00%) Coaching
6 2 (8.00%) DMAIC
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Six Sigma
7 1 (4.00%) Kanban
7 1 (4.00%) Linear Algebra
7 1 (4.00%) People Management
7 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) C
2 10 (40.00%) C++
3 9 (36.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (8.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (4.00%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) MISRA
2 1 (4.00%) IEC 61508
2 1 (4.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) MathWorks
1 1 (4.00%) Renesas